Kaikokan is located by Imagireguchi where Lake Hamana and the Pacific Ocean meet. They have a variety of experiences on offer. One of the most popular is eel catching, a specialty of Lake Hamana. Try your hand at catching these slippery suckers, it's a once-in-a-lifetime challenge. The eels you catch are prepared on the spot and served on a bowl of rice.

Address (Araibenten) Araicho-arai, Kosai, Shizuoka 431-0302
〒431-0302 湖西市新居町新居(新居弁天)

From Nagoya Station, take the Tokaido Shinkansen to Hamamatsu Station; from Hamamatsu Station, take the Tokaido Main Line to Araicho Station; 10 minutes by taxi from Araicho Station.

Business hours

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (July - August)


Mondays (or the next day if the Monday is a national holiday) and the New Year holidays
*Open everyday during the summer (July 16 - August 31, 2018)






Eel Catching (with meal): ¥4,000 per person

Average visit length

90 minutes

Websites Official Site(JPN)http://kosaicity.com/kaikokan.html Tourism Association site https://www.inhamamatsu.com/recommend/experience-kabayaki.php Tourism Association site(JPN) https://hamamatsu-daisuki.net/pickup/2019/08/post-15.html

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